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Poetry and Poets: A Collection of the Choicest Anecdotes Relative to the ... - Page 110
by Richard Ryan - 1826 - 305 pages
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The essays of Elia, Volumes 1-2

Charles Lamb - 1840
...built far higher in learning, solid, but slow in his performances. CVL, with the English man of war, lesser in bulk, but lighter in sailing, could turn with all tides, tack about, and take advantage of all winds, by the quickness of his wit and invention." Nor shalt thou, their compeer,...
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The dramatic works of Massinger and Ford, with an intr. by H. Coleridge. [2 ...

Philip Massinger, John Ford - 1840
...the former, was built higher in learning,— solid but slow in his performances. Shakspeare, with an English man-of-war,— lesser in bulk, but lighter in sailing, could turn with all tides, and take advantage of all winds, by the quickness of his wit and invention."— Fuller's Worthies....
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The Dramatic Works of Massinger and Ford, Volume 1

Philip Massinger, John Ford - English drama - 1840 - 450 pages
...the former, was built higher in learning,— solid but slow in his performanceĞ. Shakspeare, with an rfection, But must bow to it ; and out of that zeal, Not only learn to adore it, but to l and take advantage of all winds, by the quickness of his wit and invention."— Fuller's Worlhiee....
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Essays

Leigh Hunt - 1841 - 79 pages
...Shakspeare's irresistible fineness of nature, is a thing as notorious as their fame. Fuller says : " Aiany were the wit-combates betwixt (Shakspeare) and Ben...sailing, could turn with all tides, tack about, and take advantage of all winds, by the quickness of his wit and invention." This is a happy simile, with the...
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London, Volumes 1-2

Charles Knight - London (England) - 1841
...(like the former) was built far higher in learning; solid, but slow in his performances. Shakespeare, with the English man-of-war, lesser in bulk but lighter...sailing, could turn with all tides, tack about, and take advantage of all winds, by the quickness of his wit and invention." When Fuller says " I behold," he...
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William Shakspere: A Biography

Charles Knight - 1843 - 542 pages
...(like the former) was built far higher in learning ; solid, but slow, in his performances. Shakespeare, with the English man-of-war, lesser in bulk, but lighter...sailing, could turn with all tides, tack about, and take advantage of all winds, by the quickness of his wit and invention." Such is Thomas Fuller's well-known...
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The works of Beaumont & Fletcher, with notes and a memoir by A. Dyce, Volume 1

Francis Beaumont - 1843
...far higher in Learning, Solid, but Slow in his performances. Shakespear, with the English man of war, lesser in bulk, but lighter in sailing, could turn with all tides, tack about, and take advantage of all winds, by the quickness of his Wit and Invention." Fuller's Worthies ( Warwick.),...
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Shakespeare [sic] and His Times: Including the Biography of the Poet ...

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1843 - 660 pages
...was built far higher in learning, solid but slow in his performances; Shakspeare, like the latter, R Bh,t Ѫ * V _2 @ advantage of all winds by the quickness of his wit ami invention." § With what delight should we have...
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The works of Shakspere, revised from the best authorities: with a ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1843
...far higher in learning ; solid, but slow in his performances. Shakspere, like an English man of war, lesser in bulk but lighter in sailing, could turn with all tides, tack about and take adranlаge of all winds, by the quickness of hie wit nnd invention." poet's feelings, a dim and shadowy...
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The Works of Beaumont & Fletcher: The Text Formed from a New ..., Volume 1

John Fletcher - 1843 - 11 pages
...far higher in Learning, Solid, but Slow in his performances. Shakespear, with the English man of war, lesser in bulk, but lighter in sailing, could turn with all tides, tack about, and tetke advantage of all winds, by the quickness of his Wit and Invention." Fuller's Worthies ( Warwick.),...
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